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Monday 29 May 1978

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sebastien Grosjean and Sébastien Grosjean. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Too Much, Too Little, Too Late by Johnny Mathis. In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Damien: Omen II, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978 while The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Revolver. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Conflict or Sargon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Revolver

Starring: Peter Cook

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Come Back, Lucy

Starring: Emma Bakhle, Bernadette Windsor, Phyllida Law, Royce Mills

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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All Creatures Great and Small

Starring: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Professionals

Written by: Brian Clemens

Starring: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mind Your Language

Written by: Vince Powell

Starring: Barry Evans, George Camiller, Jacki Harding, Zara Nutley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Damien: Omen II

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor

Country: United States

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Capricorn One

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro

Country: United States

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Good Guys Wear Black

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Chuck Norris, Anne Archer, James Franciscus

Country: United States

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F.I.S.T

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle

Country: United States

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Pretty Baby

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 May 1978 ?

Holidays:
  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
  • Venezuela: Tree Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st class postage now 15 cents (13 cents for 3 years)
  • Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship.
  • Ali Soilih is found dead in the Comoros, allegedly shot when trying to escape.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1978?

  • Time: Inset: President of Zaire from Sygma
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8590
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince Fahd -- May 22, 1978

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Plague Dogs

By: Richard Adams

"Thousands and thousands of people will love this book!"THE BOSTON GLOBEA lyrical, engrossing tale, by the author of WATERSHIP DOWN, Richard Adams creates a lyrical and engrossing tale, a remarkable journey

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Whistle

By: James Jones

Includes "Notes from the Editors" flyer. `` Full brown leather with gilt decoration on boards and spine, satin moire endpapers, guided end pages, raised bands on spine, sewn in satin bookmark.

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Bloodline

By: Sidney Sheldon

Sheldon's sweeping saga of greed and betrayal, sabotage and danger, and the ties that can kill...Roffe and Sons is a family firm, an international empire filled with desperate, cash-hungry family members.

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The Amityville Horror

By: Jay Anson

In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Basketball

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Atari

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Cosmic Conflict

Platform: Magnavox Odyssey² (US) Philips Videopac (Europe)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Magnavox / Philips

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Clowns

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Publisher: Commodore

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Sargon

Genre: Chess

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Space Invaders

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Fixed shooter

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